What are the best over-ear headphones under 150 dollars?

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    #1Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

    Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

    That award-winning formula is embodied in the newly remastered M-Series line, with a model perfectly suited for every discerning listener. Contoured earcups seal tight for excellent sound isolation, with minimal bleed. And the pro-grade materials are durable, yet comfortable. M-Series professional monitor headphones deliver accurate audio and outstanding comfort that gets the job done

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    Patrick Grant
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "Ok, lets start - this review is purely based on audio and built quality. If you are about fashion and fancy names, than look elsewhere. Last 15 days I was camping in MediaMarkt and Saturn (Deutschland) with one mission only - to decide which headphones to buy. My budget what 300 euros. I have long experience with professional audio equipment, but very low or zero about headphones for listening and enjoying music. I own Bose QC 15 and I like them very much, until today. Music I have used for testing was various - from heavy bass based house, rock, vocal, live concerts, jazz, etc ... you name it, I tried it all really, and mostly from mobile devices - Samsung S4, LG Nexus 4, BlackBerry Bold 9770, Apple Shuffle and Nano. Also, I was using devices in the store, to compare it. All music whas in mp3 format, 320 kbps, ripped from original CD's, audio quality aint something amazing, but still good."
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    #2Sony MDR-7506

    Sony MDR-7506

    Sony MDR7506 is a pair of Large Diaphragm Headphones specially designed for professional use. These headphones feature neodymium magnets for a powerful acoustic experience and provide external sound isolation and sound leakage.

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    Maria Harrison
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "These are really amazing for the price, considering they are high end professionally. I love that they practically cancel out everything around me, while fitting comfortably over the ears. The cord is long enough that even if I forget to take them off, I'm unlikely to yank everything out and break things, so that's a big plus for me! They can make ears a bit hot if they're on for a while, but that's true of most things that cover the ears."
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    #3Bose SoundTrue 741648-0010

    Bose SoundTrue 741648-0010
    Designed to be comfortable, these headphones have a soft headband that will distribute the weight evenly across your head. You will be able to switch between music and calls on your iPhone, and use the microphone to speak. 




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    Doris Guo
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "I like these because they are very comfortable. The sound quality is really good, including the bass, and them being under $150 is much more affordable than most others of similar quality."
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    #4Sennheiser B01MSZSJE9

    Sennheiser B01MSZSJE9

    Sennheiser B01MSZSJE9 offers exceptional sound for every day listening to mobile devices. It is powered by proprietary Sennheiser drivers that deliver a well-balanced, amazingly detailed sound with dynamic bass. It also has a Bluetooth wireless technology. 

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    Nicole Parker
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "German headphones with long-lasting batteries with an impeccable sound quality compatible with most smartphones and tablets on the market, is highly ranked so I definitely give it 5 star."
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    #5Sennheiser HD 25

    Sennheiser HD 25

    Sennheiser HD 25 is an on-ear monitoring headphone with a split headband and rotatable ear cups. It has lightweight aluminum voice coils and a 1.5m straight cable which gives it high sensitivity.

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    Wayne Richards
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "The HD 25 headphones are a new addition to my already full case of headphones. Good mids and the highs are somewhat less than expected. They don't fit my ears too comfortably and I notice a faint whisp when the volume is all the way up. Not my favorite Sennheisers, but I gave it a shot for the price. "
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    #6Grado SR80e

    Grado SR80e

    The SR80 utilizes a 4 conductor connecting cable and larger ear cushions, the result of which gives a more open stage. The sr80 provides an improved bass resonance, which enhances the overall detail. 

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    Craig Wilson
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "Upgraded driver design. Connectivity Technology: Wired Large ear cushions for comfortable listening Adjustable, soft vinyl headband Superb sound quality Mini stereo plug with 1/4-inch adaptor"
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    #7V-Moda Crossfade M-80

    V-Moda Crossfade M-80
    The V-Moda Crossfade M-80 speakers combine a high performance with a compact on-ear, lightweight construction. They feature a noise-isolating technology to let you enjoy your music without distractions.
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    Harry Peters
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "This is a good over-ear headphone. I like this headphone."
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    #8Panasonic RP-HTX80B

    Panasonic RP-HTX80B
    The Panasonic RP-HTX80B headphones combine a retro style with wireless capability. It is compatible with Bluetooth devices and their high-capacity battery lasts up to 24 hours. Include a microphone and quick-access controls to manage your phone. 
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Summary

Best What are the best over-ear headphones under 150 dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Audio-Technica ATH-M40xElectronics 15 Paid
2Sony MDR-7506Electronics 13 Paid
3Bose SoundTrue 741648-0010Electronics 13 Paid
4Sennheiser B01MSZSJE9Electronics 11 Paid
5Sennheiser HD 25Electronics 9 Paid
6Grado SR80e Electronics 8 Paid
7V-Moda Crossfade M-80Electronics 7 Paid
8Panasonic RP-HTX80BElectronics 3 Paid
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